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Marley A. Woodall Jr.
Marley A. Woodall Jr.

Marley A. Woodall, Jr. is a graduate of Old Dominion University with
a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He also, graduated from Calhoun Marine Engineering School and was a licensed Engineering Officer in the United States Merchant Marines.

Mr. Woodall completed “The Executive Management Program” at
the University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. Woodall was president of MAW Inc., a maritime business consulting firm providing management expertise in determining the potential of business ventures on both the national and international level.

Mr. Woodall was President of three operating subsidiaries of NS Corporation. A marine terminal located in Norfolk, Virginia, an ocean going barge company out of Tampa Florida, and a coal dumping, loading and ground storage facility in Sandusky, Ohio.

He developed and implemented long and short term strategic planning and quality management with emphasis on labor production and cost reductions. Mr. Woodall negotiated all labor, lease and storage agreements with terminal customers.

Mr. Woodall has served as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Federal Maritime Commission which made recommendations for improvement to the United States Shipping Act of 1984. He served as Chairman of The Terminal Operators Conference of Hampton Roads and Chairman of The Joint Association of Terminal Operators. This association encompassed 31 port operators from Virginia to Texas. He was also past President of
the Board of Goodwill Industries of Tidewater and a former Commissioner of the Chesapeake Port Authority.

Mr. Woodall is currently retired and resides in Chesapeake, Virginia with his wife Marilyn. They have two daughters and two grandchildren.

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